Running White Salmon’s newest spot to snack on ice cream and sandwiches wasn’t something owner Katie Layne had anticipated, but now she sits at the front of Scoops & Smiles Monday through Saturday at her makeshift office-bench surveying the town.
By nature, Sue Kusch is an educator.
One hundred and fifty horse riders from California to British Columbia are expected in Trout Lake on May 20. Riders and their horses are competing in the 20th Annual Mt. Adams Endurance Ride in distances from 30 to 100 miles.
On the menu for White Salmon and Bingen city councils at the end of this month is a discussion on whether to merge the two cities, but not everyone sitting at the discussion table will be putting in an order for the consolidation of the municipalities.
A new business in town! Actually an existing one. Milestone Nursery, located at 620 Highway #14, has turned over the reins to new owners Matt Kotwasinski and Jen Wykstra; who have renamed the wholesale nursery “French’s Farm.”
Even before the Trout Lake Clinic broke ground across the street from the grocery last summer, there was a rumor circulating about a doctor who was planning to move to the area to setup shop.
Expect the message, “May Peace Prevail on Earth” to pop up around Bingen and White Salmon parks this month in the form of Peace Poles.
Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler will be hosting a live telephone town hall on May 9 at 6:00pm.
With employee shuttle
A new shuttle from Vancouver to Bingen has Insitu employees riding in style with the launch of its chartered commuter bus: Eagle One.
Northwest Farm Credit Services has award the Lyle School District a $1,000 Northwest FCS Rural Community Grant.
Earlier this month, a team of eleven and twelve-year olds participated in Destination Imagination’s Show and Tech Division at Oregon’s State Destination Imagination competition. Upon completing the event, team DA SOS Peepo had secured a spot to compete at the final event of the season in Tennessee at Global Finals next month.
Bingen’s City Council, once lacking members, is now at full capacity with five occupied seats after the recent swearing in of the council’s newest member: Ryan O’Connor.
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is beginning work to create a forest management plan for the newly created Klickitat Community Forest. Because the forest will be managed with the community, the agency will meet with the public and an advisory committee as they develop the plan.
Find, pull on, and lace up your walking shoes for next weekend’s March for Science in White Salmon.
Fifty years ago, when Tom McCall became Oregon’s governor, and Portland’s Memorial Coliseum featured Jefferson Airplane, The Doors and The Monkees, an Oregon destination hotel was born. Enduring as one of Oregon’s most popular, hospitable lodging establishments, the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn, turns 50 years old in 2017.